If anyone out there thinks they can’t get enough cute panda action, then this is the slot game for them. Wacky Panda is stuffed to bursting with some of the cutest anime inspired pandas around, each coming with a distinct personality. There is the melon loving red fellow, the pink grape loving cuddle monster, the sunglasses wearing blue guy, the angry little yellow one, and the shy orange munchkin. Each is cuter than the last, and, of course, each also animates beautifully when matched on the reels.
But this being a pokie based around old school systems, the pandas are joined by fruit. Grapes, bananas and melons join the animals, making up a truly retro inspired set of symbols. The lowest paying symbol is the grape, next up is bananas, followed by melons, and then the cast of cute characters.
But even with the retro symbols, the graphics and attention to detail are impressive. The grid appears as if made from fresh bamboo, creating a delightfully pleasant atmosphere. This ambience is taken even further by the exceptional background art, which shows a sun kissed bamboo forest on the left, and a dazzling waterfall on the right. It is all testimony to the fact that Microgaming are online pokies masters.
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As already said, there are no special symbols of any kind. All matches are simple and straightforward, with no bells or whistles at all. It is simply a matter of setting a bet, spinning the reels, and either a match being created, or no match being created. There is nothing more to it than that. It is a firm reminder that, once upon a time, all a pokie needed to be gripping was a handful of symbols, a fun theme, and the potential for some big payouts.
The only aspect worth exploring further is that the melon panda is the only symbol that will pay out, even if only appearing a single time in any position on the payline. 2 of this panda will also result in a payout, even if the second lowest possible. Though, this same symbol being matched 3 times is the biggest possible payout in the game; a rather impressive 3333. In terms of big payout amounts, the 3 melon panda match can be considered a jackpot, given that it is more than 3 times as large as the next biggest payout amount.
With that being said, Wacky Panda is a slot game that stays true to its roots. Winning spins are few and far between, but when they do land, it is generally a generous payout amount.